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Modeling the (212)Pb activity concentration in the lower atmosphere.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19875214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A worldwide radionuclide network of 80 stations, part of the International Monitoring System, is being setup to monitor compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). The radioactivity sampled at these stations is primarily (220)Rn progenies affecting the detection capability. A model linking the (220)Rn emanation with the sampled (212)Pb activity was developed and is presented here. The model and the performed measurements show that the variation of the sampled (212)Pb activity can be fully explained by the variation of the local (220)Rn activity concentration.
Authors:
R Werzi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-10-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of environmental radioactivity     Volume:  101     ISSN:  1879-1700     ISO Abbreviation:  J Environ Radioact     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-01     Completed Date:  2010-11-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508119     Medline TA:  J Environ Radioact     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
CTBTO/PTS/IMS/MFS, VIC, PO Box 1200, A-1400 Vienna, Austria. robert.werzi@ctbto.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Air Pollutants, Radioactive / analysis*
Atmosphere / chemistry*
Background Radiation
Lead Radioisotopes / analysis*
Models, Biological
Nuclear Weapons
Radiation Monitoring*
Radon / analysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants, Radioactive; 0/Lead Radioisotopes; 10043-92-2/Radon

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